4 local + non-local links on "recommendations" and

Talk abt the U and D of ; it's almost as though CNN writer Scottie Andrew is outright *discouraging* ppl from using facemasks and might have been pressured to provide DIY instructions in the first place!😬

"Please don't use link shorteners"

Why the hell not; you the Fosstodon police or something??!!🤔
Use of link shorteners makes perfect sense for making multiple 80char+ links fit well-within the 500-character limit of each Toot.
Try it, you'll see (unless you're on some sorta 🤨)

@aaronco36 why not? Because it's useless (they take the same amount of characters as long links on mastodon, cf ), because they track users and because they break the web.

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